February

MGA Adopts USGA Groove Rule

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 26, 2014) - The MGA will be implementing the USGA’s recommended “Groove Rule” for the 2014 Met Open and MGA Senior Open Championships, and their respective qualifiers. This Local Rule will also be in effect for all USGA qualifiers conducted by the MGA in the 2014 season.

Club History 101: Rockrimmon CC

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 14, 2014) - The Rockrimmon Country Club was established in 1947 and  is located on the border of North Stamford, Conn., and Pound Ridge, N.Y., with the clubhouse in Connecticut and most of the golf course in New York.

Mike Miller Turns Professional

UPDATED: August 22, 2013, 9 p.m. - Miller had quite the professional debut this past week at Old Westbury Golf and Country Club. The 21-year-old finished alone in third on the heels of a brilliant final round 4-under 67, that included four birdies on his final nine holes. 

Kevin Foley Wins First Web.com Tour Event in Panama City

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (Feburary 24, 2013) - 2008 Ike champion Kevin Foley started off the 2013 season just the way he hoped — by winning the Web.com Tour's opening event, the Panama Claro Championship, by one stroke. Foley started off on the right foot during the first round, carding a score of 4-under 66 to stay near the top of the leaderboard. Throughout the second and third rounds rounds at Panama Golf Club, he played consistently with rounds of 69-70 and was tied for second going into the final round on Sunday. 

Kevin Foley Ready for 2013 Web.com Tour Season

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 19, 2013) - Kevin Foley will begin the 2013 season in the exact opposite way he started 2012 — as a full-time member of the Web.com Tour. Foley, the former Penn State All-American and 2008 Ike champion, turned pro prior to the 2010 Met Open at Bethpage and began last season with no status on any tour. He gained access to Web.com Tour events via Monday qualifying and made the most of it, earning just over $119,000 in 16 starts last season.

Blog: Michael Miller in Europe

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 13, 2013) - Two-time reigning MGA Player of the Year Michael Miller of Brewster, N.Y., is back in Europe nearly a year removed from his first experience playing overseas.

Q&A: Pete Bevacqua, PGA of America CEO

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 12, 2013) - The new issue of The Met Golfer has a profile story on new PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua, who was hired in November 2012. Bevacqua, a native of Bedford, N.Y., got his start in golf as a caddie at Bedford Golf & Tennis Club, and in this exclusive interview with Met Golfer editor Greg Midland, he discusses how growing up in the Met Area shaped his appreciation for the game and inspired him to pursue his career path.

USGA To Add Four-Ball Championships, Retire Public Links

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 11, 2013) -  The USGA unveiled their biggest championship developments in the last 25 years on Monday, Feb. 11, when they announced the additions of the U.S.

Matt Ceplo Wins GCSAA President's Award

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 7, 2013) - Longtime Rockland Country Club Superintendent Matt Ceplo was recently recognized by Golf Course Superintendent Association of America's (GCSAA) Board of Directors and named the winner of the 2013 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship.

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